It’s that time of year again when your significant other gets away with buying you candy, flowers and (if you're lucky!) jewelry, and you’re stuck on an idea of what present to buy your boyfriend/husband this Valentine’s Day. While the previous are all great options for either gender, here are 14 original gifts for him that any man would love to receive this Feb. 14:
GROOMING KIT-- Ulta.com-- $25
Not a gift all men would consider stellar, but for the guy who enjoys maintaining his appearance, gifting him a high-quality shaving-product kit from Ulta could be just the right gift he is looking for this Valentine’s Day.
EDIBLE BUGS-- ThinkGeek.com-- $19.99
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For the nonconformist, ThinkGeek.com is selling edible bugs (including but not limited to: scorpions and silkworms) for the unique man in your life this holiday.
TOWEL WARMER-- Broosktone.com-- $49.99
If you want to pamper your man this Valentine’s Day, gifting him the oversized towel warmer from Brookstone may be just the ticket.
COLD PILLOW-- Chillow.com-- $12.99
Does your boyfriend/husband always toss and turn throughout the night? If yes, then consider the As-Seen-On-TV product, the “Chillow”—a pillow that always promises to stay cold.
DIY HOT SAUCE-- ScientificsOnline.com-- $19.95
Some like it hot! Spice up your loved one’s Valentine’s Day this year by giving him his own do-it-yourself hot-sauce kit.
SPOTIFY-- Spotify.com-- $9.99 per month (First 30 days are free)
While an iTunes gift card is always a suitable go-to gift, gifting your man the ability to (legally) download unlimited music at his leisure is sure to be a winner this V-Day.
Kind of a cliché gift, but always a present that is appreciated by all: slippers. RedEnvelope.com is currently offering double-layered foam-backed slippers, available in both grey and black, which includes a weatherproof sole.
“WHERE WE MET” PUZZLE-- SimplyPersonalized.com-- $39.99
For the sentimental guy, give him the gift of memories. SimplyPersonalized.com is selling the 400-piece customizable gift, complete with a pink box, for just under $40.
FISHING HOOK-- Etsy.com-- $22
For the avid outdoorsman in your life, give him a tool he can use that also says “I love you.” The hooks, which are handmade, can be made to order with a custom message.
CARDS AGAINST HUMANITY-- Ebay.com-- Prices Vary
Get your man the game everyone is talking about. If your lover enjoys the classic Apples to Apples board game, then he will love Cards Against Humanity. While major retailers are known to sell out of the card game quickly, auction sites such as Ebay are currently selling the popular game for affordable prices.
HANDYMAN MAGAZINE-- FamilyHandyman.com-- $12 (1-year subscription)
If your man is a do-it-yourself kind of guy who also enjoys a good read, buying a yearly subscription to the home-improvement magazine The Family Handyman is sure to make him smile.
EMOTICON CHOCOLATES-- SwissColony.com-- $19.95
Give the gift of chocolate in style this V-Day. For a tech guy, the Emoticon Chocolates variety box from Swiss Colony will be just up his alley.
LOVE NOTE GOLF BALLS-- PersonalizedCreations.com-- $32.95
Make your man's next golf outing memorable by buying him personalized golf balls this Valentine’s Day. Six messages are available to include in the 12-ball set, including sayings such as: “Tee-rific Kisser” and “My Fore-ever.”
BEER MAKING KIT-- Williams-Sonoma.com-- $44.95
For the beer lover, give the gift that keeps on giving in the form of a personal DIY beer-brewing kit this holiday. The kit, which includes all the equipment and ingredients needed to make your own brew, creates a drink with a “pungent” and “fresh hoppy” flavor.